About Your Dentist
Richard Zullo, DDS
"I enjoy providing high quality, comfortable dental care to my patients. My team and I pride ourselves in staying on the leading edge of dental technology so that our patients receive the best care possible."
"To treat my patients in a professional and caring manner. To provide them with bright and healthy smiles that last a lifetime!"
Formal & Continuing Education
Dr. Zullo received his pre-dental degree at St. Mary's College in Winona, MN. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Loyola Dental School in Chicago, IL.
More About Dr. Zullo...
After two years in the Navy, Dr. Zullo started a private dental practice in Oak Lawn, IL, near where he was born in Oak Park. Wonderful vacations to the Florida shores beckoned him and his family to make the move south. In 1974, Dr. Zullo and his family moved to Longwood, FL and started this dental practice.
Dr. Zullo's wife, Jan, is a local pilates therapist with a studio in Longwood. They have four children and five grandchildren.
Personal & Professional Care
"I pride myself in providing a level of personal and professional care to each and every one of my patients. My philosophy is 'be all you can be every day of your life' and it shows in my patients' satisfaction and oral health. I truly enjoy seeing patients with bright and healthy smiles!"
Alvin Dennis, DMD
"I enjoy my job! I get to spend every day helping my patients feel better about themselves. By restoring their oral health and creating beautiful smiles, I am able to make a difference and help them in a special way!"
"To provide total quality dentistry in a professional and reliable way. To serve my patients in a way that will meet their needs and help them achieve a brilliant smile."
Background & Education
- Florida International University - Miami, FL
- University of Florida College of Dentistry - Gainesville, FL
- Advanced Education of General Dentistry - Bay Pines, FL
- Astra Tech Implant Training - August, 2006
- Piper Comprehensive TMJ Science - March, 2007
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support Program - October, 2007
- Member: American Dental Association
- Member: Florida Dental Association
- Member: Academy of General Dentistry 2007
Providing You With Comfortable Dental Care
"No one should be afraid to go to the dentist. My team and I work hard to give every patient a relaxing, comfortable experience, and even a few laughs. A healthy mouth and an attractive smile are fundamental to overall health, happiness, and confidence. For this reason, we want to help our patients have a life-time of healthy smiles. We welcome you to our practice and we look forward to working with you to improve your smile and change your life!"
Clement Contestable, DMD
"Being a dentist is extremely rewarding. I enjoy easing the anxiety and pain of my patients, treating their dental health issues and becoming an integral part of this community."
"It's my goal to communicate clearly with my patients on their treatment, relieve their apprehension and follow through with excellent dentistry. I want m patients to think of me as someone they can trust."
University of Florida College of Dentistry – Gainesville, FL
Continuing Education & Professional Memberships
Dr. Contestable has completed advanced training in nitrous sedation. He's also a member of the American Dental Association and Dental Society of Greater Orlando.
Life & Hobbies
Dr. Contestable is involved with Central Florida Dental Health Outreach and Give Kids a Smile. Outside of dentistry, he enjoys working out, attending sporting events (especially the Orlando Magic) and getting together with friends and family.